Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital Construction UpdatesSanta Barbara Cottage Hospital

The construction of the New Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital consists of seven phases. Phase 4 was completed in 2011, and patients were moved into the new wings in February 2012.

The rest of the project entails demolishing and rebuilding part of the existing hospital building, which will connect to the new buildings. These last few phases should be completed in 2018.

Facilities Master Plan - Quarterly Updates

May 9, 2018
The project is 90% complete overall. Site work and off site work (final grade, retaining walls, stone veneer, sidewalks and other hardscape) are approximately 50% complete. Interiors are 95% complete. Commissioning and Testing for Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing Systems (MEP) are underway.

November 9, 2017
The overall project is 73% complete. Light gauge framing, drywall & exterior plaster are nearly complete; Curtain Wall & Windows are 83% complete; Elevator work is 87% complete; Precast Stone is nearly complete; Roofing is 90% complete; Plumbing and Mechanical work is 90% complete; and, Electrical work is 64% complete.

May 11, 2017
Light gauge steel framing is 90% complete. In the Diagnostic and Therapeutic Wing, Utilities are roughly 75% complete and drywall has commenced. In the Pavilion, overhead utilities are 75% complete. Exterior Plaster is 40% complete. Underground utility work is substantially complete.

February 7, 2017
Fireproofing of Structural Steel is complete. Light gauge steel framing is roughly 40% complete. Overhead Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing is roughly 30% complete.

November 12, 2015
Phase 5 (Exterior Skin for the South Wing), is expected to be complete in early 2016.

Phase 6, Nursing Pavilion and D&T Expansion began on September 23rd. Shoring and Underpinning activities are complete. The base for the Tower Crane has been set. Utility underground work is in progress. The Foundations for the Pavilion are underway.

August 11, 2015
The Site Preparation for Phase 6 will be complete in September. The exterior skin wall on the South Wing is ongoing and will be complete, in late 2015.

February 10, 2015
The Emergency Department Parking Lot is complete. The interior demolition of the Reeves, Central and West Wings are 80% complete and the hard demolition of the exterior of the Reeves Building has commenced.

November 5, 2014
The Link Building and Conference Center was complete on September 24, 2014. The Emergency Department Parking Lot is nearing completion. Make-Ready work, Hazardous Materials Abatement and Soft Demolition has commenced for the West, Central and Reeves Buildings.

August 12, 2014
The Link Building Structure is substantially complete. The interior finishes (paint, cabinetry, electrical are being installed. The Link Building parking lot and city street improvements are complete. The East Wing Exterior Skin wall is complete. The Emergency Department parking lot improvements are underway and expected to be complete by years end.

May 22, 2014
Framing for the Link Building and peripheral projects is at 90% complete and Drywall is roughly 50% complete. Mechanical Electrical and Plumbing (MEP’s) for the Link Building is substantially complete and is in progress in adjacent areas. The Exterior Skin Wall on the East Wing is substantially complete. Work in the Emergency Department Parking Lot is expected to start in Q3 of 2015.

March 4, 2014
The superstructure which consists of reinforced concrete for the Link Building is complete. The Exterior Skin on the East Wing is framed and sheathed. The vaults for the underground emergency water tanks are complete and ready to accept the tank installation in late March 2014.

November 12, 2013
Structural Steel and Concrete for the Conference Room Infill is complete. Concrete footings for the Link Building are complete and concrete walls for the Emergency Water Storage tanks are well underway.

August 15, 2013
Shoring is complete. Structural concrete for the Conference Room Infill and the Link Building is ongoing.

May 13, 2013
Shoring for the Centennial Wing (Emergency Department) is underway, with excavation to follow in the next month. Foundations for the Link Building should begin in July. Foundations for the Conference Room Infill under the east wing are underway.

February 11, 2013
The demolition of the North Wing (Building F) is now complete.  The demolition contractor continues with some small miscellaneous demolition projects such as removing the old tunnel under the North Wing. Shoring and excavation for the link building is expected to start in April.

November 15, 2012
The shoring piles necessary for the demolition of the North Wing (Bldg. F) are complete. Interior abatement and demolition are substantially complete. We expect to start the exterior demolition of the North Wing on or around 11/15/12.

Procurement of the Link and Conference buildings is under way and completion is expected by January 2013.

August 20, 2012
Phase 5 is currently in the process of mobilizing demolition and shoring contractors.  We anticipate interior demolition and abatement to begin in the next couple of weeks after we receive APCD clearances.  We anticipate the shoring contractor to be on-site setting the first 11 piles in early September.  Site fencing has been installed in front of the North Wing, and we are currently tunneling for underground utilities in and around the North Wing.  Hard demolition is expected to begin late this year.